Durham Street Auditorium - RSA

Durham Street Auditorium

RSA House Auditorium

Our intimate and charismatic Auditorium is a unique setting for presentations, seminars, panel discussions, and private screenings. 

The space features exposed brickwork, built-in tiered theatre-style seating, and built-in audio-visual equipment.

Room capacity

  • Theatre: 70

About hiring this space

This impressive space seats up to 60 with the fixed seats, with an extra 10 seats at the back of the room. It can either be hired alone, in conjunction with the Vaults for catering, breaks and networking, or as a breakout space for larger conferences and meetings. 

When hiring the Auditorium and the Vaults together, you will have your own exclusive entrance which is accessible via the Strand, in addition to a separate reception area, private cloakroom, and bathroom facilities. The Auditorium is also wheelchair friendly.

Audio-visual inclusions

The Auditorium has a high specification for in-house AV, with a three-metre screen and a PA system. The stage is a permanent fixture and makes video recording and conferencing an option in this space. Other features available in this room:

  • Full video recording
  • Live streaming
  • Audio recording

Let us help you to connect and engage with your audience, physically and virtually, with a range of web streaming packages

Private cinema hire

Hold your very own private cinema experience. Perfect for team outings, get-togethers with friends and family, birthdays, and children's parties. Take a look at our private cinema package which includes private hire of the Auditorium, a drink on arrival, popcorn, and pic 'n' mix.

Did you know?

The Auditorium was built on the last remaining stretch of 18th century cobbled Victorian roadway, which was part of a tunnel beneath RSA House leading down to the Thames.

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